Do you have a fascination for the macabre? Do haunted hallways and dingy cells make you more excited than scared? Are you super into creepy historical buildings and love learning about messed up people from the past?
These days, hotels are not just about luxurious furnishings and facilities. A five-poster king-sized bed, a state-of-art bathroom or even a jacuzzi don’t really impress the millennial traveler. Most hotels offer all that and more.
PRICE from: $89 per room/night
Travel aficionados these days are looking for more immersive experiences with a view to take in the culture and history of a place, rather than just visiting the popular tourist spots and ticking one more place off the bucket list.
PRICE from: $55 per bed/night
With winter around the corner, the tourism industry is booming with business. Mountainside cottages and warm beaches are ever in vogue with the average traveler looking for an escape from the din and chaos of city life.
PRICE from: €419 per suite/night
Clink78 is London’s most original backpacker hostel. This former courthouse has been converted into an ubercool hostel. Stay in a real prison cell, surf the web or chill out in one of the courtrooms!
PRICE from: € 51 per person/night
Once a prison, today one of the most intriguing hostels in the world. A place that used to divide and categorize people according to different opinions and believes, has grown into a true social center and a melting pot of ideas.
PRICE from: €18 per person/night
The old Oxford castle and the prison near it were revamped to this new luxury hotel – Malmaison Oxford Hotel – which blends the domineering aura of authentic castles with all the modern lifestyle technologies.
PRICE from: £239 per room/night